Cloud Computing

Past Presentations

The Evolution of Reddit.com's Architecture

A stroll through the history of the systems that power reddit.com, looking at things that worked, things that didn't, and where we're going next.

Neil Williams Leads Infrastructure Team @Reddit
Ballerina - Cloud Native Programming Language

Crazy customer demand has caused companies like Google and Amazon to build massively disaggregated architectures in order to scale. Massively disaggregated approaches like microservices, serverless, and APIs are becoming the norm for us all. These disaggregated components are network accessible...

Sameera Jayasoma Director, Platform Architecture @wso2
Managing Data in Microservices

This session is about the hard stuff -- managing data in microservices -- and about sharing proven patterns that have been successful at Google, eBay, and Stitch Fix. It begins with a quick tour of some prerequisites for being successful with microservices -- an organization of small teams with...

Randy Shoup VP Engineering and Chief Architect @eBay, Previously @StitchFix @Google & @Ebay
Serverless IoT @iRobot

iRobot entered the Smart Home market with the launch of our first internet-connected Roomba in 2015. Despite a long history of developing networked robots and selling millions of (unconnected) consumer robots per year, building an elastic, scalable cloud infrastructure for the Internet of Things...

Ben Kehoe Cloud Robotics Research Scientist @iRobot
Serverless & GraphQL

Like a good wine and cheese, some technologies are just meant to be paired. Serverless can help you implement and scale new services rapidly. GraphQL can help you present a unified and pleasant experience for users of your services and APIs, while maintaining a complex infrastructure behind the...

Jared Short Director of Innovation @Trek10
Scaling Marketplaces at Thumbtack

As Paul Graham writes, creating marketplaces is incredibly hard, and they take "heroic measures" to get rolling. From humble beginnings, Thumbtack today helps millions of customers complete their projects, generating more than $1B / year in business for our professionals. In this talk, I will...

Nate Kupp Technical Infrastructure Lead @Thumbtack

Interviews

Neil Williams Leads Infrastructure Team @Reddit

The Evolution of Reddit.com's Architecture

What's the focus of the work that you're doing at Reddit?

We're doing a mishmash of things right now. At the core of it is building an environment that allows the product team at Reddit to act. That is, stuff that the users want to see, and is something they can feel confident about shipping—and to let them do that as quickly as possible, while balancing that with performance.

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Ben Kehoe Cloud Robotics Research Scientist @iRobot

Serverless IoT @iRobot

What is the focus of your work today?

I help guide and shape our cloud architecture and how we integrate into the Smart home from a technology perspective—we are just about 100% Amazon.

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Gillian Armstrong Cognitive Technologies @Liberty_IT

Serverless and Chatbots: A Match Made in the Cloud

Who is the audience for this talk?

I'm talking to an experienced developer, but probably someone who is just getting started with chatbots (potentially hasn't even done anything with chatbots yet). If you're getting started (or you're wanting to scale up to something you've got) and you're trying to work out what you need to think about if...

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Sangeeta Handa Engineering Manager, Billing Infrastructure @Netflix

Building Resilience in Production Migrations

What's the focus of the work that you do today?

I lead Billing Infrastructure Engineering at Netflix. We build the infrastructure that helps Netflix collect charges from its members. Part of that is to determine who should be charged and how much through our systems. We also hold all the gift codes and balances and track them. We also support major customer workflows. Our services...

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Edward Wible Founder & CTO @Nubank Rafael Ferreira Senior Software Engineer @Nubank

Architecting a Modern Financial Institution

What is the focus of your work today?

I am the co-founder and CTO of Nubank which is a tech company competing with traditional banks. We're based in São Paulo, Brazil and have over 2.5 million customers using our credit card product. We’ve also recently launched a checking/savings/digital payments account to address a much larger market.

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